The cheapest times to fly from LAX to TAC are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 20th to October 21st
  • November 5th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LAX to TAC is early October. Prices can be as high as $6840 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1207 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Tacloban City

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Tacloban (TAC) will usually cost between $1310 to $2842 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1292. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $4624. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3332 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1521 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to TAC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to TAC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LAX to TAC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to TAC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TAC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $307 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1625. Return trip prices are from the TAC to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to TAC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LAX to TAC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB) in Lapu-Lapu City

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from TAC
  • Usually 53.35% less expensive than TAC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to CEB flights

Destination alternative #2: Bacolod Airport (BCD) in Bacolod

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from TAC
  • Usually 5.06% less expensive than TAC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BCD flights


Flight Hacking LAX to TAC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LAX to TAC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (LAX > MNL > TAC)

  • Price for both tickets: $678
  • Average savings: $843 (55.42%)

See LAX to MNL flights

Hack #2: Lapu-Lapu City (LAX > CEB > TAC)

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $752 (49.41%)

See LAX to CEB flights

Hack #3: Luzon Island (LAX > CRK > TAC)

  • Price for both tickets: $905
  • Average savings: $617 (40.53%)

See LAX to CRK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to TAC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Etihad, JAL, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7239 miles or 11650 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to TAC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to TAC flight is about 14 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Tacloban?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from LAX to TAC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeTAC
Destination airport nameDaniel Z. Romualdez Airport
Countrythe Philippines


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